Some 80 Maoist rebels surrendered to the army. Since many
of the Maoist gunmen are kidnapped teenagers who were brainwashed and coerced
into service, there is always the possibility of getting the kids to quit.
October 17, 2005: Indians believe that Nepalese Maoists are crossing the
border to provide technical advice (like handling explosives) for Maoist rebels
October 15, 2005: In eastern Nepal, troops clashed with Maoist rebels,
despite the truce, and killed three of them.